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Feb 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
his annual state of the union address. we have more on president obama's campaign stylesssue push and the tools of his command from amy walter, national editor for the cook political report and christie parsons, white house correspondent for the "chicago tribune," "los angeles times" and six other papers. the president has been faulted for not going to war for w the issues with congress to push his priorities in the past. is this different? >> this is different. you remember in the first term he tried to do this in a more traditional way. he sat down with members of congress had rahm emanuel go over to work out the tails. is and it took a while to pass health care reform and it was a really important moment for president and i think what he learned from that, what we saw over the first term was that going out and talking to people around the country, broadcasting his own message, explaining it in his own words he felt was more effective and i think the white house felt that put them ahead of the message war when they let the president talk and explain things and do it without the medi
PBS
Feb 12, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> woodruff: what can the nation expect from president obama's state of the union speech tonight? i spoke with white house press secretary jay carney a short time ago. jay carney, thank you for joining us. let me begin by asking what does the president want to accomplish tonight? >> judy, tonight he wants to make clear to the american people that his number-one priority is what it has always been since he began running for the office of the presidency back in 2007. that is, the need to grow the economy and rebuild and strengthen the middle class because the middle class has always been the engine of our economic growth. when the middle class does well, when our economy grows from the middle out instead of the top down, america does better. that's really been the focus of his energies on domestic policy since, like i said, the time he began running for this office. it was the focus of so much what he did in his first term. it remains the focus because the recession that was in full bloom when he took office in january of 2009 cost this economy almost nine million jobs. and dug a heublg hol
PBS
Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
the deal goes through. we have that anmore tonight on nbr. president obama is preparing to deliver his first state of the union address of his new term, tomorrow. the american people will be listening carefully to his plans to grow the economy, especially as they struggle with less take home pay, and worries about their jobs. while there are signs of improvement in the economy, the unemployment rate rose in january to 7.9%. so what is the current state of the economy? erika miller talked to two experts with different views. >> reporter: it may seem strange to many investors that the stock market can be hovering at five- year highs, when the economy is so weak. but what's fueling the rally is not the current situation, it's hope. >> we've taken out some of the downside tail risks. so, we're feeling like although it's not going to be a boom-y year, at least it wille
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